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AKC Education consists of AKC Canine College and Public Education. Each area plays an important role in achieving the mission and vision of AKC Education and in supporting the mission of American Kennel Club.

AKC Canine College is dedicated to creating quality online courses for judges, groomers, breeders, trainers and the general dog owning public.

Our goal is to provide a valuable supplemental online educational tool for all breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club. Judges and breed enthusiasts will be able to access these courses anytime, anywhere! The American Kennel Club commits to a collaborative relationship with the Parent Club of each breed to ensure that an accurate and premium experience is delivered to learners.

AKC Public Education teaches and promotes responsible dog ownership and fosters participation in the world of purebred dogs. Outreach programs and publications explain how to ever-strengthen the invaluable human-canine bond.

AKC Public Education offers programs that can be utilized by clubs to enrich their events and experiences. AKC Public Education also offers programs for children and adults that can be done at home, school or by community organizations.